Sometimes we find that we spend much of our time reminding friends about the no-brainers that they should be sure keep in mind while traveling. So don't laugh at us by how stupid-obvious these five travel tips may seem -- you may even be guilty of letting one or two of them slip your mind!
We may have the best barbecue ribs and baseball teams, but when it comes to airlines, the United States has fallen slightly behind. The latest Skytrax World Airline Awards, which rank global airlines in a number of categories, are out.
Once upon a time, many years ago, it was a pleasure and an adventure to fly. We actually got dressed up -- men in suits and ties; women in dresses and high heels, perhaps a fur coat and hat.
I wonder why time has not been spent training me and my colleagues on something that we may all have to deal with at some point during our professional lives -- a commercial airline medical emergency.
Amsterdam airport is a huge and stark place. Lit by sheets of neon lights, it towers into the heavens and winds into places unseen. There are other airports which are warmer, more familiar, less intimidating, but as I sit here at 8.30 in the morning, I feel more comforted than I have for a long time.
ExitFares could revolutionize the hunt for airfare deals by mining social media updates, message board posts, e-newsletters, and more to compile the best values anywhere.
As more airlines are jumping on the bandwagon, the market is expanding to accommodate long-haul flights, making dreams come true for many shoestring budget travelers across North America wishing to explore the European continent.
Trish and Debra are but two of thousands of committed employees in the U.S. airline industry, who, despite weathering enormous challenge and change in the past decades, remain committed to delivering safe, reliable, fairly priced air travel.
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Staying comfortable in the air is not always easy. Legroom is tight, planes are packed, and comforting extras, like snacks and entertainment, can cost extra. But Hopper is here to help. We found five ways you can stay comfy on a plane -- and unlike that bag of potato chips, these are all free.
Ok. I used to work at Boeing and repaired the computerized part of the machines which put together 747's. People not familiar with airplanes are scared because they are forced to be quiet and go along with acting normal while stuck in a tube hurtling through the air at 600 miles an hour, and 30,000 feet above the earth. What could go wrong?
Almost everything about the passenger experience is more negotiable than you might think. There are lots of ways to hack this, especially if you plan to travel frequently. None of them are rocket science, but getting the basics right can make you infinitely happier while traveling.
Mark Vanhoenacker has been a pilot with British Airways for the last 12 years. From the truth about turbulence to what fireworks look like from a plane, here are 12 eye-opening stories from behind the scenes.
It's good to see the U.S. finally starting to take this issue seriously. With luck, EPA's actions will also translate into the US taking a proactive, positive role in international negotiations to develop a global deal to control aviation emissions by late 2016.
Although there's no "magic" day or time to find the best airfares, you can save money if you know how to do a flexible date/destination airfare se...